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Fleeing famine, Somali refugees cross into Ethiopia

AFP reports:

Ethiopian authorities and non-governmental organizations have accommodated almost 25,000 refugees at the Kobe camp since it was set up less then three weeks ago. Thousands of Somalis have fled in recent months to neighbouring Ethiopia and Kenya in search of food and water, with many dying along the way, as the region suffers what the UN has described as the worst drought in decades.

Read more about the crisis and see more images in our slideshow.